Metropolitan Museum, 1999, Hardcover (in Slipcase), Book Condition: As New, Dust Jacket Condition: As New, Unstated
A 2-volume quarto set published by the Metropolitan Museum, New York: The Gubbio Studiolo and Its Conservation, 1999; slipcased, orange cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, color illustration. 1. OLGA RAGGIO. Federico da Montefeltro's Palace at Gubbio and Its Studiolo, pp. x, 222. 2. ANTOINE M. WILMERING. Italian Renaissance Intarsia and the Conservation of the Gubbio Studiolo, pp. x, 262. Deals with the Met Museum's studiolo, which it has publicly displayed periodically but is generally kept in storage. The studiolo is a room created entirely by intarsia, a highly skilled form of woodwork in which small pieces are assembled to create images that look three-dimensional -- no paint is involved. Condition of this set: Fine, no flaws. Size: Quarto. 2-volume set (complete). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Crafts & Hobbies; Italy; Renaissance 16thc to 17thc; Art & Design. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53747.